29 days in Montenegro Itinerary

29 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Fly to Podgorica Airport, Drive to Žabljak
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Žabljak
— 3 nights
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Plav
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kolašin Region
— 4 nights
Drive
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Podgorica
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 8 nights
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Žabljak

— 3 nights
A trip to Zabljak takes you to the north of the country, a mountainous region that's as steeped in great scenery and views as it is in history and culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyon Nevidio and Stecci. Go for a jaunt from Žabljak to Krnovo to see Krnovo Wind Farm about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Savin Kuk Ski Resort, snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, stroll through Mratinje Dam, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Žabljak route maker app.

San Diego, USA to Žabljak is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Diego to Žabljak. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Plav.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:

Plav

— 2 nights
If you choose to vacation in Plav, you'll reach the town by a road following the river Lim, which flows through a landscape dominated by the country's highest mountains.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Oko Skakavice, then take in the awesome beauty at Prokletije National Park, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Redžepagić Tower. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Jasikovac, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Djurdjevi Stupovi Monastery, and then explore the activities along Plav Lake.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Plav vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Žabljak to Plav takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kolašin Region.

Things to do in Plav

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Feb 12 — 14:

Kolašin Region

— 4 nights
Kolašin Municipality is one of the municipalities of Montenegro. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Morača Monastery and Kom Vasojevicki. Get out of town with these interesting Kolašin Region side-trips: Ski Centar Vucje (in Nikšić) and Zabojsko Lake (in Mojkovac). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Ski Resort Kolašin 1450, make a trip to Cirilovac Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Fallen Soldiers, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kolašin Region day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Plav to Kolašin Region takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Kolašin Region

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 18:

Podgorica

— 6 nights
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ and Tourist Agency Outdoor & More. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Podgorica: Grmozhur Fortress (in Godinje), Virpazar (Wine Tours & Tastings & Virpazar Stone Bridge) and Cetinje (National Museum of Montenegro, Court Church on Cipur, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Ostrog Monastery, make a trip to Independence Square, take in the waterfront at Petrovac Quay, and steep yourself in history at Church of the Prophet Elijah.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Podgorica road trip planning website.

You can drive from Kolašin Region to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 24:

Ulcinj

— 4 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Roko Church and Church of the Holy Trinity. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ulcinj: Miločer Park (in Sveti Stefan), Budva (Ballet Dancer Statue, Citadel, &more) and Tivat (Bucha Palace & Porto Montenegro). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, relax in the rural setting at Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sailors' Mosque.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Ulcinj day trip planning app.

You can drive from Podgorica to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:

Kotor

— 8 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kotor: Nikšić (Emperor's Bridge & Mostanica Bridge). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sea Gate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Health, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor City Walls & Fortress.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kotor online trip maker.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Kotor in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Kotor sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 8:

Montenegro travel guide

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Historic Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Whether you're in the mood to explore unspoiled nature, see historical sights, or soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere of beaches and parties, in Montenegro you can find everything within arm's reach. The Montenegrin coastline offers both large city beaches abundant with amenities, as well as peaceful fishing villages and secluded coves. Fortified old towns, medieval cathedrals, and monasteries are certain to satisfy history enthusiasts. Further inland are some of the nation's larger cities, as well as an abundance of opportunities for an active vacation. Wander off the beaten path, hike the mountains and canyons, and experience the traditional hospitality of villages where time seems to stand still. The national cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, including everything from fresh meat and dairy specialties, to a selection of seafood. The size of the country allows you to see a lot even during a short stay.